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Yesterday | The Indianapolis Star

Mom share fun with kids at Indiana Women's PrisonMom share fun with...

Indiana Women's Prison inmates, staff and volunteers spent a year planning the annual event at the maximum-security facility that houses about 631 women on North Girls School Road on Indianapolis' Far Westside.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

CBC News

Edward Snowshoe spent 162 days in segregation before suicide

Edward Snowshoe from Fort McPherson, N.W.T., committed suicide at Edmonton Institution, a maximum-security federal prison, after spending 162 days in segregation.

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Related Topix: Prison, Suicide, State Prisons, Federal Prisons, Electronic, Manitoba

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KMVT Twin Falls

Boise Prison Inmate Dies In Prison

Maximum security death row inmae Michael Allen Jauhola passed away Wednesday July 9. Jauhola had been on death row at the Idaho Maximum Security Institution since 2001 when he was sentenced for the 1998 murder of a fellow inmate.

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Related Topix: Prison, Boise, ID, State Prisons, Idaho Maximum Security Institution

The Oregonian

David 'Joey' Pedersen case: Multnomah County jail commanders fined $1,000 for opening mail

Two high-ranking jail officers at the maximum-security Multnomah County Detention Center were fined $1,000 each for opening the legal mail of David "Joey" Pedersen last year.

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Related Topix: Prison, Multnomah County, OR, State Prisons, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Idaho death row inmate dies after extended illness

Officials say a prisoner who has been on Idaho's death row since 2001 has died after an extended illness.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Idaho Maximum Security Institution

Globe and Mail

Every Canadian deserves justice. Even Omar Khadr

Omar Khadr appears in an Edmonton courtroom, Monday, Sept.23, 2013 in this artist's sketch.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Opinion

Post and Courier

Three officers injured during disturbance at Lieber prison

Three corrections officers were assaulted during what state officials called a "disturbance" overnight Tuesay at a prison in Dorchester County housing some of South Carolina's most dangerous criminals where a riot erupted less than three years ago.

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Related Topix: Prison, Dorchester County, SC, Riot, State Prisons, Ridgeville, SC

FireHouse.com

Chicago Firefighters Rescue Man Trapped in...

A man who came to visit his son was accidentally trapped inside an empty maximum security visiting area of Cook County Jail for about 30 hours over the weekend, authorities said on Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

CBS Local

Visitor Trapped Inside Cook County Jail For 30 Hours

A visitor to Cook County Jail was trapped in the jail for 30 hours over the weekend and now the sheriff's office is investigating to find out what went wrong.

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Brandon Sun

Alberta court rules Omar Khadr should be transferred to provincial jail

Alberta's top court has granted an application by former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr to be transferred to a provincial jail.

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Related Topix: Prison, Guantanamo Bay, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Federal Prisons, State Prisons

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Daily Mail

Fury as notorious sex killer is given A 500 compensation after...

Incredible sight of the elephant that cried: For 50 years, Raju was held in spiked shackles which cut his legs, forced to beg, beaten and abused.

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Related Topix: Prison, Casey Anthony, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, State Prisons

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Joran van der Sloot ties the knot in Peru prison

In this Sept. 3, 2005 file photo, Dutch teen Joran van der Sloot, 18, enters his family's car as his mother Anita closes the door after he was conditionally released from the KAI jail in San Nicolas, Aruba.

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The Olympian

Joran van der Sloot ties the knot in Peru prison

In this Sept. 3, 2005 file photo, Dutch teen Joran van der Sloot, 18, enters his family's car as his mother Anita closes the door after he was conditionally released from the KAI jail in San Nicolas, Aruba.

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CNN

Philippine senators to enjoy prison luxuries?

Opening her website on Friday, Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago cried foul over reports that so-called VIP prisoners enjoy extravagant accommodations in jails.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

5 things to know about Tennessee's electric chair

In this Oct. 13, 1999, file photo, Ricky Bell, warden at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville, Tenn., gives a tour of the prison's execution chamber.

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The Toronto Star

Wedding bells for Paul Bernardo?

A university graduate from London, Ont. plans to marry schoolgirl sex killer Paul Bernardo while behind bars, according to QMI news agency.

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Journal-Advocate

New regs control inmate housing

The Colorado Department of Corrections on Wednesday announced the completion of "a critical component" of ongoing reforms: transitioning offenders from administrative segregation to restrictive housing.

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Nashville Scene

July's gallery openings are worth sweating over

We may be heading into the season's dog days, but this month's gallery openings are some of the coolest we've seen all year.

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Related Topix: Prison, Photography, Arts, Cameras, State Prisons

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Examiner.com

Sing Sing - Alcatraz on the Hudson

Sing Sing maximum security prison , located a scant 30 miles north of Manhattan on the east side of the Hudson River , is in line to become one of New York State's newest museums, according to Senator Chuck Schumer at a press conference this morning at the prison.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News, US Senate

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Inmate found dead at Seward maximum-security prison

An inmate at the Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward was found dead early Sunday morning, the Alaska Department of Corrections said in a news release.

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